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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: ignobilis, from in- 'not' + gnobilis, nobilis ( NOBLE1)

ignoble

adjective
     
ig‧no‧ble formal
ignoble thoughts, feelings, or actions are ones that you should feel ashamed or embarrassed about:
ignoble feelings of intense jealousy

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